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Archived audio recording of the APTS Member Station Conference Call held on Thursday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) invites you to join us for a member station conference call TODAY, Thursday, April 11 at 2 p.m. ET. APTS will provide member stations with highlights and Hill follow-up from The 2013 Public Media Summit and an update on the latest federal budget and FCC spectrum issues happening in Washington.
PBS, APTS and Dow Lohnes PLCC Webinar on Online Public Inspection Files
View the archived webinar helpd by APTS on a post-election analysis on December 10 at 2:30 p.m. EST
Post-election Analysis Webinar Call-in Information, December 10 at 2:30 p.m. EST.
Please join us on Monday, November 5, at 2 p.m. ET for a webinar for APTS member stations on the FCC’s proposed rules on spectrum auctions, channel sharing and repacking.
APTS held a webinar for member stations on Tuesday, March 20 at 2 p.m. ET on spectrum, with William Lake, FCC Chief of the Media Bureau.
APTS invited member stations to join us for a discussion led by Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO, to discuss the implications for public broadcasting’s federal funding.
As the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) begins our new fiscal year, we invite stations to join us for a discussion with Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO.
APTS will host a call for member stations on best practices for scheduling and conducting meetings with Members of Congress.

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APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.

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THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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